Pietermaritzburg High Court to sentence man for the brutal murder of three people

 The Pietermaritzburg High Court is expected to sentence a 29-year-old man who brutally killed three people, 65-year-old Zanele Ndlela, her daughter 46-year-old Simangele Ndlela and seven-year-old granddaughter Zenande Ndlela in their Sobantu home outside Pietermaritzburg .

Njabulo Ndlovu pleaded guilty to three charges of murder and rape. The took place in June when he strangled and stabbed the victims to death fooling an argument. In a confession the court heard that he raped the minor two time's before killing her, reports indicated that she suffered from internal bleeding. 

Ndlovu also allegedly committed the murders while he was out on parole for an earlier conviction. Senior state advocate C Kander said the extent of brutality in the offence, portrayed Ndlovu as a violent man with no empathy and no mercy. 

The court wants to apply for sentencing without parole.

by Everngelista Muza


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